[ExI] Call To Libertarians

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 02:08:46 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 11:28 PM, Damien Sullivan
<phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu> wrote:

> Well, Medicare's overhead is 2%, that of private US insurers, 14%.
> Government doesn't have to return profit to shareholders, or spend on
> advertising, and spends less on trying to deny care to customers.

### The last truly private health insurer stopped working in the US
probably sometime in the 1940's. Medicare's overhead is unknown but
the claim it is 2% is laughable.

You are looking at a single-entity controlled system but for some
reason you think it's made of the good bureaucrats and the mean
corporate thieves. You are sliding on the surface of reality.


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